• fat tuesday February 17, 2021 12:00 am

    Bakeries Busy Fat Tuesday, Even During a Pandemic

    The pandemic didn’t stop some sweet Fat Tuesday traditions from continuing in Connecticut. The paczkis still rolled off the shelves at Roly Poly bakery in New Britain Tuesday, with customers who still wanted to celebrate the day. “It’s part of celebrating our Polish heritage and its very, very good” said Stacy Proffitt, who came from Berlin to get paczkis....

  • Fat Thursday February 20, 2020 11:40 pm

    Polish Community Celebrates Fat Thursday

    You’ve probably heard of Fat Tuesday, but what about Fat Thursday?

  • Fat Thursday February 20, 2020 11:48 pm

    Thousands of Paczki Made for Fat Thursday

    The staff inside Roly Poly Bakery on Main Street in New Britain was bustling on Thursday making thousands of Polish doughnuts known as paczki. “We anticipate to make anywhere between 14,000 and 15,000 pieces. It depends. We’ll fry them as we go and see where the demand takes us,” said Remi Szupryczynski, the owner of Roly Poly Bakery. The staff…

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